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Panasonic SC HT830V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Panasonic SC HT830V. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and size are generally positive. The design and reliability also get good comments. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

price, reliability, design, size, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic SC HT830V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 26 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Panasonic SC HT830V from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People are impressed by the reliability and price. Opinions are divided on the usability.

price, reliability

52% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SC-HT830V 5-Disc DVD/VCR Combo Home Theater System (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Panasonic SC-HT830V 5-Disc DVD/VCR Combo Home Theater System

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: rahul1773 (

really great system


powered sub woofer, 5DVD changer and combo VCR player

silver color, black should be available. the rear speakers are not very powerful.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: phanpride (

Affordable and Easy Install


The SC-HT830 Home Theater System packs a 470 Watts includes a 5 Disk DVD Changer, VCR, FM/AM Tuner,CD Audio, MP3 Player and universal remote controller. DVD ...

Affordable, Works Great, Sounds awesome


Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: chrismichener (

Worth every dollar...


Great power, Killer Bass, 10 Min setup! This is the best system under $400 US.

Directions are rough to read, Can't tweak bass and treble.=

Jul, 2005

Consumer review by: jobhater (

Do NOT Buy.Quits working exactly 1 year.


Good during the warranty period. (1 year) After that, IT DIES! STAY AWAY FROM PANASONIC!

This unit died 2 weeks after warranty expired and the company won't do A THING!

Consumer review by: micjam (





Product Specifications

Panasonic's vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of its business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use its products every day. The company shares their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances. PRODUCT FEATURES: 800 Watt DVD/VCR home theatre system; Full function VCR with SQPB playback; DVD Audio, Dolby Digital, dts 5.1 surround sound decoders; 5-disc DVD changer with multi-format playback capability; Advanced progressive scan with 4:4:4 video processing; Auto & manual zoom modes; H. Bass for extended low frequency output; Multi Re-master for higher quality audio reproduction; Front speakers include speaker stands; 6 Speaker system featuring subwoofer with dual 13 cm woofers; Wireless ready rear speakers with optional SH-FX50.

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD/VCR home theater system

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None


Type:DVD changer


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic SC

MD System

Type: None


Device Type:Radio tuner
Tuner Type:Digital


Television Type: None


Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None